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5 Simple Steps to Cure IBS (VIDEO)

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

For over 15 years I have been successfully treating irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive conditions using a methodology that helps identify and remove the underlying causes of this condition.

Providing Home Care Without Self-Sacrifice

Kathryn Haslanger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Haslanger

According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, caregivers report chronic conditions (including heart disease, cancer, diabetes and arthritis) at nearly twice the rate of non-caregivers.

Environmental Health Watch: Are There Toxins in Your Home?

Bill Davenhall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Davenhall

Did you grow up in a house built before '78? This story is about how one State's progressive Community Affairs Department is linking geographical information to environmental health risk information.

National Nurses Week 2010: Building Community Through Home Care (VIDEO)

Paula Wilson, RN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paula Wilson, RN

At the end of the day, the basic care of patients--attending to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs, does not change. Home care will become more and more important as a way to keep Americans healthy.

Panel: Women Need Chance To Avoid Repeat C-section

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Too many pregnant women who want to avoid a repeat cesarean delivery are being denied the chance, concludes a government panel that...

We Need To Stop Circumcision

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

Circumcision is an unnecessary procedure that is painful and can lead to complications, including death. No organization in the world currently recommends this.

We Can All Fight Cancer Better

David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D.

Slipping into a brain scanner one evening in place of a subject who hadn't shown up, I was suddenly stripped of my white-coat status and thrown into the world of patients: I had brain cancer.

EmpowHer Launches Free Health Events Database for Women

Francine Hardaway | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francine Hardaway

We've all but lost the idea of reforming health care in our efforts to reform health insurance. But wise policymakers know that the best way to get results is to give people tools to practice prevention and wellness.